Place and Nature: Essays in Russian Environmental History (Hardcover)

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By David Moon (Editor), Nicholas Breyfogle (Editor), Alexandra Bekasova (Editor)
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This book offers new perspectives on the environmental history of lands that have come under Russian and Soviet rule by paying attention to 'place' and 'nature' in the intersection between humans and the environments that surround them. Through case studies of specific places in northwestern Russia, for example the Solovetskie Islands, the Urals, Siberia, in particular Lake Baikal, and the Russian Far East, the book highlights the importance of local environments and the specificities of individual places and spaces in understanding the human-nature nexus. This focus is accentuated by the fact that the authors have considerable, first-hand experience of the places they write about that complements and supplements their research in textual sources.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781912186167
ISBN-10: 1912186160
Publisher: White Horse Press
Publication Date: February 1st, 2021
Pages: 366
Language: English